Assistance Programs, Local Agencies, and Charities


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Indiana Assistance Programs and Services


  • Indiana Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)  – Monthly food stamp benefits to help low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health, (+++)  Call: 800-403-0864
  • Indiana Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)  – Provides cash assistance and supportive services to assist families with children under age 18, helping them achieve economic self-sufficiencyCall: 800-403-0864
  • Indiana Medicaid  – A health insurance program that provides medical and health-related services to eligible low-income Indiana residents, Call: 800-457-4584
  • Indiana Hoosier Healthwise  – A health care program for low-income parents/caretakers, pregnant women, and children, Call: 800-889-9949
  • Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP)  – A health care program that covers adults age 19-64 who are not eligible for Medicare or another Indiana Medicaid category, Call: 877-438-4479
  • Indiana M.E.D. Works (Medicaid for Employees with Disabilities)  – Designed to allow disabled employees to work without fear of losing their Medicaid, Call: 866-273-5897
  • Indiana Hoosier Care Connect Program  – A health care program for individuals who are aged 65 years and older, blind, or disabled and who are also not eligible for Medicare, Call: 866-963-7383
  • Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP)  – Includes three authorized processes by which individuals can be determined presumptively eligible and receive temporary health coverage until the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) determines official eligibility, Call: 800-457-4584
  • Indiana Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)  – Healthy foods, breastfeeding support, nutrition education, health care referrals, Call: 800-522-0874
  • Indiana National School Lunch Program (NSLP)  – Provides low-cost or free lunches to school children, Call: 317-232-6610
  • Indiana Special Milk Program  – Offers milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps, Call: 317-232-6610
  • Indiana School Breakfast Program (SBP)  – Provides low-cost or free meals to school children, Call: 317-232-6610
  • Indiana Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)  – Provides free meals and snacks to help low-income children in the summer months, Call317-232-6610
  • Indiana Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)  – Provides healthy meals and snacks to children and adults receiving day careCall: 317-232-6610
  • Indiana Head Start and Early Head Start  – Comprehensive child development programs serving low-income children and their familiesCall: 317-916-0810
  • Indiana Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)  – Provides financial assistance to low-income households to maintain utility services during the winter heating monthsCall: Local agency
  • Indiana Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)  – Provides energy conservation measures to reduce the utility bills of low-income Hoosiers across the state, Call: Local agency
  • Indiana Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)  – Designed to aid individuals known to be at risk of malnutrition due to low income and poor health conditions, Call: 800‐522‐0874
  • Indiana Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)  – Provides low-income seniors with special vouchers to buy fresh, nutritious fruits, vegetables, and herbs from authorized farmers’ markets, Call: 800-986-3505
  • Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Program  – Helps eligible low-income households lease privately owned rental units from participating landlords, Call: Call local PHA
  • Indiana Public Housing  – Provides safe, decent, and affordable rental units for eligible low-income residents., Call: Call local PHA